Cycle 21 is a contraceptive pill indicated for the prevention of pregnancy and to regulate menstruation cycle in women.
How Cycle 21 Drug Works?
Cycle 21 is an oral contraceptive that combines the estrogenic ethinyl and the progestogen levonorgestrel.Cycle 21 is a combined oral contraceptive (prevents pregnancy), which combines the components ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel . Combined oral contraceptives act by inhibiting the hormone that stimulates the ovary. Although the primary mechanism of this action is inhibition of ovulation.Other changes include changes in cervical mucus (which increases the difficulty of entry of the sperm in the uterus) and endometrium (which reduces the probability of fertilization of the fertilized ovum in the uterine wall).
How To Use Cycle 21 Drug
The method of use of Cycle 21 is to take one tablet daily, for 21 consecutive days, starting the 1st tablet on the 1st day of menstruation. After taking the 21 tablets, take a 7-day break, and menstruation should occur within 3 days after the last tablet is ingested. The new card should be started on the 8th day after the break, regardless of the duration of menstruation.
How to use Cycle 21 for the first time:
- First cycle : During the first course of treatment, you should start Cycle 21 on the 5th day of menstruation, ie take the indicated tablet with the day of the week corresponding to the 5th day of bleeding.
- Following cycles : during the following cycles, you should start Cycle 21 on the 8th day after taking the last tablet, ie start on the 8th day after taking the break or pause for 7 days.
Side Effects;What Evils Can It Cause Me?
Some of the side effects of Cycle 21 may include nausea, gastrointestinal problems such as nausea or diarrhea, changes in menstrual flow, pain and bleeding aggravated during menstruation, dark spots on the skin, breast changes such as increase or discharge, increase or loss of weight, skin allergy reactions such as hives, itching or redness of the skin, vaginal candidiasis, changes in corneal curvature, contact lens intolerance, increased cholesterol, depression and genital bleeding.
Who Should Not Use Cycle 21 Drug
Cycle 21 is contraindicated in children, elderly, pregnant women, suspected pregnancy, men, in patients with hypersensitivity to formula components, in breastfeeding, and in cases of:
- current or previous history of deep venous thrombosis or thromboembolism;
- stroke or narrowing of vessels supporting the heart;
- disease of the valves of the heart or blood vessels;
- diabetes with involvement of blood vessels;
- high pressure;
- known or suspected breast cancer or other estrogen-dependent cancer known or suspected;
- benign glandular tumor;
- liver cancer or liver disorders.
Cycle 21 is an oral contraceptive that is only indicated for pregnancy prevention and therefore does not protect against infections caused by the HIV virus or other sexually transmitted diseases such as human papillomavirus – HPV, hepatitis B, chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes or syphilis.